Events & Meetings

EJC Director of European Affairs addresses FRA event on the release of its third survey on antisemitism

EJC Director of European Affairs spoke about how the concerning findings of the 2023 survey relate to the experiences of Jewish communities in Europe, amid the dramatic rise of antisemitism both online and offline, even before the Hamas massacre of 7 October.

EJC President to Israeli President Moshe Katsav – European Jews can Act as a Bridge Between Europe and Israel

The President of the European Jewish Congress Pierre Besnainou took part in a study conference organized by the Israeli President Moshe Katsav this weekend, discussing with the Israeli President and other distinguished guests the potential strength of organized European Jewry, in light of an enlarged European Union

Paris Conference on Palestinian Refugees in the Middle East

The European Jewish Congress, in conjunction with the CRIF, the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions, held a lively round table that shed some needed light on the situation of “Palestinian Refugees” in the Middle East, on Monday, the 29th of May

EJC Meets Romanian Prime Minister to Assure Support for EU Entry

The European Jewish Congress met with the Romanian Prime Minister Calin Popescu-Tariceanu on May 18th, to voice its support for the country's entry into the European Union following Romania's important strides taken in combating anti-Semitism and supporting fair compensation and restitution for Holocaust survivors.

President of Ukraine Meets President of the Russian Jewish Congress

The President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko met with Kantor, the President of the Russian Jewish Congress and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the European Jewish Congress, to discuss the preparation for the Second World Holocaust Forum in Kiev scheduled for September 2006

European Jewish Leaders Set Common Agenda

Leaders of Europe's principal Jewish organisations met in Paris on Sunday, 9 April 2006 as the first step to the creation of a common strategy on key issues affecting more than 2,5 million Jews across the continent

EJC General Assembly in Vienna – Jewish Communities in Europe Mobilize Against Iranian President

Leaders of thirty-eight Jewish communities from around Europe called for the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to be declared “Persona Non Grata Ad Personam” in European territory, during the European Jewish Congress (EJC) Extraordinary General Assembly, held Sunday, February 19th, 2006 in Vienna

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Statements

EJC rejects claims accusing incoming EU Council President António Costa of antisemitism

The EJC and its Portuguese affiliate, the Jewish Community of Lisbon, express their absolute rejection of attempts to impute antisemitic intent to the Costa government's actions in tightening regulations on the granting of Portuguese citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews.